Claret is a high yielding variety perfect for pre-packing. It has long dormancy which increases its store life and improves appearance on the table. Susceptibility to potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and globodera pallida . It has a good resistance to common scab and potato virus Yo.

Parentage G67551 x Cara
Breeder Agent Strathmore Potatoes Ltd
Breeder Rights (expiry) 2027


Claret (leaf)
Claret (foliage)


Tuber Characteristics
Shape of tuberOval
Colour of skinRed
Colour of fleshLight yellow
Depth of eyesShallow
Smoothness of skinMedium
Botanical Description
Colour of base of lightsproutPink
Height of plantsMedium
Colour of flowerRed violet
Frequency of berriesAbsent

Resistance to Damage, Pests and Diseases.

Results of National List or AHDB Potatoes Independent Variety Trials
Variety information last modified on 10th of November, 2014